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May 28 - News Update

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Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | graceofthevalley.org/gather Order of Service - May 31, 2020May the Peoples Praise YouWelcome AnnouncementsScripture Reading PrayerSingingHis Mercy Is MoreThe Solid RockYet Not I but throu...

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Weekly Update #10

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For information and details for Sunday, May 31, please go to graceofthevalley.org/gather....

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Pause with a Pastor - Week 9

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May 15 - News Update

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Please pray for the elders as they meet on May 20 regarding reopening plans for Grace Church of the Valley. Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - May 17, 2020 Welcome Scripture Reading Prayer S...

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May 8 - News Update

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Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - May 10, 2020 Welcome Scripture Reading Prayer SingingCome Praise and GlorifyO For a Thousand TonguesThe Goodness of Jesus Sermon by Scott Ardavanis"A Cure...

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Weekly Update #9

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Pastor Scott Ardavanis and Pastor David Morris give an update from the elder meeting that took place on May 6, 2020. To download the letter written by Pastor David, click here. ...

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Pause With A Pastor - Week 7

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Books on Prayer Praying Life by Paul Miller Taking Hold of God: Reformed and Puritan Perspectives on Prayer Prayer a Biblical Perspective by Eric Alexander Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney Bible Passages Philippians 2Romans 14, 15:1, 2 Romans 15:1, 2 ...

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May 1 - News Update

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Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - May 1, 2020 Welcome Scripture Reading Prayer Singing10,000 ReasonsI Need Thee Every HourBlessed Assurance (All My Attempts to Be Satisfied) Sermon by Scot...

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Weekly Update #8

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Pause With A Pastor - Week 6

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ShayFreedom App David- Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney- Running Scared by Ed Welch...

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April 24 - News Update

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Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - April 26, 2020 Welcome Scripture Reading Prayer SingingAll Hail the Power of Jesus' NameI Will Glory in My RedeemerJesus Is Better Sermon by Scott Ardavan...

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Weekly Update #7

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Pastor Scott Ardavanisencourages Grace Church of the Valley to stay the course and gives a preview for this coming weekend! Weekly Update #7 - April 23, 2020 from Grace Church of the Valley on Vimeo....

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Pause with a Pastor - Week 5

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April 17 - News Update

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Make sure you see below the order for our Sunday Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - April 19, 2020 Welcome Scripture Reading Prayer SingingNothing in All the EarthRock of AgesHolySermon by Scott Ardavanis"A Cure for Anxiety in a Pand...

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Weekly Update #5

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Weekly Update #4 - April 2, 2020 from Grace Church of the Valley on Vimeo....

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Weekly Update #6

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Weekly Update #4 - April 2, 2020 from Grace Church of the Valley on Vimeo....

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Pause with a Pastor - Week 4

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In this week's special edition of Pause with a Pastor, Pastor Blake spends time interview his dad Michael Boys who is the lead pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Santa Barbara. ...

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Pause With a Pastor - Week 3

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If you're having any trouble viewing the above livestream video on our site, you can trying viewing it at these alternate sites: Vimeo Facebook Twitter Here are links to the recommended resources from our pastors in this video: Pastor ScottRead through the book of Ephesians once a week Pastor DavidRisen (Music)by Sovereign Grace Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross: Expe...

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Weekly Update #4

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Weekly Update #4 - April 2, 2020 from Grace Church of the Valley on Vimeo....

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March 27 - News Update

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As we don't have the privilege to meet in person right now we want to make sure you see below the order for our Livestream Worship Service, weekly resources you can use to stay connected, and announcements to keep you informed. Sunday Livestream Service | Click Here Order of Service - March 29, 2020 Welcome Special Instructions Scripture Reading Prayer Singing...

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Weekly Update #3

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Weekly Update #3 from Grace Church of the Valley on Vimeo....

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Pause With A Pastor - Week 1

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Pause with Pastors is a weekly time with pastors of Grace Church talking with one another and to you about life, church and the world around us. Here are links to the books recommended by our pastors in this video: Pastor Blake Delighting in the Trinityby Michael Reeves Pastor David Knowing God by J.I. PackerChanged Into His Image by Jim BergInstruments in the Redee...

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March 20 - GCV News Update

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This page is going to be our weekly attempt to keep you connected with what is going on at Grace Church of the Valley. Because we don't have the privilege of meeting in person right now, we also don't have the opportunity to put a physical bulletin in your hand. Below you will see an order for our Sunday Livestream Service to help you prepare to worship within your...

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COVID-19 RESPONSE - March 12, 2020 - 10:30 am

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The Grace Church of the Valley elder team will be meeting today to discuss plans for corporate worship and other ministries in the next few days and weeks. Please pray for them today! People are hurting, confused, and afraid around us which gives us an opportunity to be true salt and light in a world of darkness. This is our time to lead people to the "Father of mercies a...

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COVID-19 RESPONSE - March 12, 2020 - 5:30 pm

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Dear GCV family,We are aware of the ongoing public health concern regarding COVID-19. As followers of Jesus, we need not let fear or hysteria drive our thinking. At the same time, we want to love our neighbors well and be wise in living out our mission to glorify God by exalting the Savior, equipping the saints, and extending the kingdom.At the time of this email, we are p...

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COVID-19 RESPONSE - March 13, 2020 - 6:00 pm

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Dear GCV family, We have an update regarding our response to COVID-19: Beginning this Sunday, March 15, we will not meet in person but will be livestreaming our Worship Service through the end of March (or until further notice). NO Equipping Classes Worship Service Livestream Only - 10:30 am Tri-Tip Fundraiser (drive thru pick up) 12:00-1:00 pm You can g...

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COVID-19 RESPONSE - March 16, 2020 - 5:00 pm

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We pray you are doing well during this trying time! To keep up with how the Coronavirus is impacting our church ministries, please continue to check this page as well as the church calendar. If you have any needs or questions about a specific ministry, please contact a ministry leader below. MINISTRY CHANGESEquipping Classes - CancelledWorship Service - Livestream only du...

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Stepanians to Uganda

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It is with great joy that we have accepted a call to serve Christ in Uganda with Shannon Hurley and SOS Ministries! In November 2018 we became aware of the need and many of you have joined us in praying for God's clear direction. SOS is in need of leadership in several areas: at Community Bible Church of Kubamitwe (located on the SOS campus), overseeing numerous building p...

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A Letter From Albania

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Dear GCV Elders and Staff, We want to say a huge thank you for sending Scott and Patty last week for our church building dedication and for Cory's ordination. Scott and Patty were a huge encouragement to me and Melodie with their years of wisdom in serving God. Our time with them was very special and encouraging. It is so wonderful to have people around who can invest i...

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Recommended Resource | How Does Sanctification Work?

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It is noteworthy that, in finding us, Jesus never ministers by rote. Because people and circumstances are not clones, there is no boilerplate in his conversations, friendships, or preaching. No distilled formula. No abstract generalizations. No "Just do x" sorts of advice. Because situations and persons come unscripted, fluid, and unpredictable, Jesus engages each person a...

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Gospel Witness and the Holiday Season

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Pastoral Word by Charlie Fernandez As we approach Thanksgiving and Christmas, we should begin thinking about how we will engage in Gospel conversations with strangers, friends, and family. This time of the year offers an increase of opportunities due to the meaning behind these holidays. The following are three reminders that will help you be a good steward of the opportu...

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Missionary Update | Lucio Stanisci

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Update from Rome...

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Albania Missions Highlight

Dielli Family | Erion, Melodie, Samuel, and Sarah The Diellis have been working alongside GCV missionaries, Cory and Kristine Cramer, planting a church in Pogradec, Albania. God is greatly blessing their ministry and new church plant and we are excited to be partners with them. Erion is an Albanian national who comes from a Muslim background. He was saved through a VBS pr...

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The Hurley Ministry

Founded in 2002, Sufficiency of Scripture Ministries (SOS) is a Christian non-profit organization which seeks to provide humanitarian aid and biblical training to all those in need. Shannon Hurley, one of our missionaries and the founder of SOS, began the ministry after seeing the overwhelming physical and spiritual needs of the Ugandan people. These needs primarily are a ...

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Change 4 Babies

This campaign positively impacts the Pregnancy Care Center, allowing them the opportunity to serve women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. The Center is located in urban, downtown Fresno and they are experiencing about 425 client visits per month. Praise God! Right choices are being made! All services at the Center are free of charge. Their services include pregnancy te...

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Persecution Update: Libya

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Thailand Thanks

A note from Phillip Reyes, thanking Grace Church of the Valley for the prayer and financial support received for his short-term missions trip to Thailand....

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